ERIC Number: ED427867
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998
Reference Count: N/A
Focus on Middle School (Ages 11-13): A Quarterly Newsletter for the Education Community, 1997-1998.
Manning, M. Lee, Ed.
Focus on Middle School, v10 n1-4 Fall-Sum 1997-1998
This document consists of four issues of a newsletter for educators at the middle level. The issues each contain a main article, along with shorter articles and regular columns. The Fall 1997 issue focuses on basic habits of achievement; an additional article discusses building a middle school community. The vice president's column for this issue discusses using community projects that educate and entertain. The Winter 1997 issue's topic is "Dance as a Multicultural Artistic Experience." A sidebar discusses guns in school, while another article addresses planning for technology in tomorrow's schools. The vice president's column addresses ACEI (Association for Childhood Educational International) committee updates and future plans. The Spring 1998 newsletter focuses on defining and shaping a culture for the middle school classroom. A sidebar discusses selecting resources for multicultural education, and the executive director's column describes resources on ACEI's Web site. The Summer 1998 issue focuses on lessons learned from successful middle level advisory programs. A sidebar describes a study on factors that cause teens to engage in sexually aggressive behavior. The vice president's column discusses group projects in the classroom. All issues contain listings of new Web resources. (EV)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Aggression, Classroom Environment, Dance, Early Adolescents, Educational Planning, Educational Technology, Guns, Intermediate Grades, Junior High Schools, Middle School Students, Middle Schools, Multicultural Education, Service Learning, Sexuality, Student Projects
Association for Childhood Education International, 17904 Georgia Avenue, Suite 215, Olney, MD 20832.
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Southern Inst. on Children and Families, Columbia, SC.